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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Fecha:sábado 14 marzo 1942
Hora:ca 21:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-221
Operador:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registración: 31
Numéro de série: 1567
Año de Construcción: 1937
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2 km (1.3 milles) de Kunming Airport (KMG) (   China)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Descripción:
The Douglas DC-2, named "Chungshan", crashed 2 km from Kunming Airport shortly after takeoff. Three crew (pilot William H. Schuler, co-pilot Emil Silvan "Scotty" Scott (31), radio operator) and ten passengers killed. Four passengers survived.
PROBABLE CAUSE: overload...soft wet airfield...engine trouble

Fuentes:
» Soviet Transports
» cnac.org


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Distance from Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield to Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport as the crow flies is 647 km (405 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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